Clallam: County facing “significant” layoffs in 2003

SEQUIM -- Declining revenues and increasing expenses despite no new programs or employees will force "significant" layoffs of county personnel in the 2003 budget, County… Continue reading

Forks: Chamber to fete Rayonier’s contributions to community

The Forks Chamber of Commerce will salute the 75th anniversary of Rayonier Inc. with a special luncheon featuring past and present Rayonier employees of the… Continue reading

Jefferson: County holds rounds of budget hearings

Jefferson County commissioners held the first of four hearings Monday for the county's $11.04 million general fund budget for 2003. Around 10 people -- mostly… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Report of young man with rifles prompts lockdown at three schools; no one found

PORT ANGELES -- Three schools went into lockdown status after two citizens reported seeing a man carrying rifles near two of the schools Monday morning.… Continue reading

Port Townsend: Councilwoman asks colleagues to act locally while thinking globally — with nuclear weapons ban endorsement

PORT TOWNSEND -- City Council member Freida Fenn wants the city to enact a resolution supporting a nuclear weapons ban in advance of a trip… Continue reading

Sequim: Public hearing set Oct. 29 on SARC name change

A public hearing on adding "Sequim Aquatic Recreation Center" to the official name of "Clallam County Park and Recreation District No. 1" will be held… Continue reading

Shine: Hood Canal Bridge to open drawbridge more often than usual

Motorists driving across the Hood Canal Bridge will encounter more openings of the drawbridge than usual during the next two weeks. The testing of hundreds… Continue reading

Jefferson: Kinetic kraziness koncludes after mediocre run

Kinetic kraziness kame to a klose Sunday night with a Port Townsend kraft konquering kompetitors and kollecting the koveted mediocrity award. More than 25 home-made,… Continue reading

Port Angeles: Historical Society recognizes federal building employees

Three federal employees received a "presidential citation" from the Clallam County Historical Society in a ceremony Sunday afternoon at Port Angeles City Hall. Museum Exhibit… Continue reading

Port Townsend: New Historical Society director settles in

PORT TOWNSEND -- When Bill Tennent drove out of Savannah, Ga., in July, he knew he was leaving his old life behind. But he didn't… Continue reading

Victoria: Peninsula residents among thousands hailing Queen’s golden jubilee

VICTORIA -- This city named after a venerable British monarch celebrated the 50-year reign of another. And as a smiling Queen Elizabeth II walked among… Continue reading

Clallam sheriff race turns volatile

The race for Clallam County sheriff is growing volatile a week and a half before mail-in ballots go out for the Nov. 5 election. A… Continue reading

Clallam: Judge hopeful target of campaign disclosure complaint

PORT ANGELES -- A local attorney is alleging Clallam County District 1 Court judge candidate Rick Porter has violated campaign finance disclosure laws. Porter is… Continue reading

Peninsula: Major retailers monitoring port lockout closely

Major retailers serving Clallam and Jefferson counties say they have yet to feel the impact of the West Coast port lockout. But they say that… Continue reading

Port Townsend: 24 qualify for today’s Kinetic Skulpture Race

PORT TOWNSEND -- Twenty-four teams qualified for Sunday's Kinetic Skulpture Race by completing the brake and float test Saturday, although one sank on the first… Continue reading

Sequim: Obstacle, relay courses provide a hot time for wheelchair and powered scooter riders

They may be in wheelchairs or powered scooters, but they can still match pace with other residents. Nearly 20 Hotwheels Rodeo contestants lined up Saturday… Continue reading

Victoria: A golden day expecte for the queen’s golden jubilee event

VICTORIA -- Forecasters say today's weather will be fit for a queen -- Queen Elizabeth II that is. Residents of Clallam and Jefferson counties venturing… Continue reading

Forks: West End celebrates history, culture with nine-day event

FORKS -- The heritage of the West End will be celebrated with nine days of activities during the annual Forks Hickory Shirt/Heritage Days 2002 that… Continue reading

Here is a summary of the public schedule for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, in Victoria this weekend

Today 4:50 p.m.: Arrival at 12 Wing, Sidney, for a motorcade to Victoria Government House. No further events this evening. Saturday No public events scheduled.… Continue reading

Peninsula fans excited at chance to see queen this weekend

VICTORIA -- Union Jacks and maple leafs will fill the air Sunday as thousands of fans gather to welcome Queen Elizabeth II and her husband,… Continue reading